White, Byron R., 1917-2002

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Dates:
Birth 1917-06-08
Death 2002-04-15
English

Biographical notes:

Associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, appointed by President John F. Kennedy in 1962; formerly U.S. deputy attorney general, lawyer, naval intelligence officer, Rhodes scholar, and professional football player. Full name: Byron Raymond White. Nickname: Whizzer.

From the description of Byron R. White papers, 1961-1992. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983274

Biographical Note

  • 1917, June 8: Born, Fort Collins, Colo.
  • 1938: B.A., University of Colorado, Boulder, Colo.
  • 1938 - 1939 : Football player, Pittsburgh Steelers, National Football League, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  • 1939: Rhodes scholar, Oxford University, Oxford, England
  • 1940 - 1942 : Football player, Detroit Lions, National Football League, Detroit, Mich.
  • 1942 - 1945 : United States Naval Intelligence, Pacific Theater
  • 1946: J.D., Yale Law School, New Haven, Conn.
  • 1946: Married Marion Lloyd Stearns
  • 1946 - 1947 : Clerk to chief justice, U.S. Supreme Court
  • 1947 - 1960 : Attorney, Lewis, Grant & Davis, Denver, Colo.
  • 1961 - 1962 : Deputy U.S. attorney general
  • 1962 - 1993 : Associate justice, U.S. Supreme Court
  • 2002, April 15: Died, Denver, Colo.

From the guide to the Byron R. White Papers, 1961-1993, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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  • Law--Cases
  • Press--Liability (Law)
  • Judicial opinions
  • Constitutional law
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  • Homosexuality--Law and legislation
  • Racism--United States
  • Judicial opinions--United States
  • Freedom of speech--United States
  • Child pornography--United States
  • Racism
  • Abortion--United States
  • Police questioning
  • Law--United States
  • Law
  • Law--Cases--United States
  • Homosexuality--Law and legislation--United States
  • Child pornography
  • Police questioning--United States
  • Abortion
  • Constitutional law--United States

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  • Jurists

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  • United States (as recorded)